Happy Halloween, Almost

What are your memories-recent or long ago- about Halloween? Is this something you always celebrated? Did your kids? Do you remember maybe back in the early 80s when we had the terrible scare about nut cases putting bad stuff in kids’ candies? Unfortunately, now we’ve got nut cases putting drugs in some bags. Makes me…

Ichabod Crane and the Van Tassel Feast

Because it’s almost Halloween, I thought I’d do something different for today’s blog post. I grew up close to Tarrytown, NY near where the Dutch settled in the mid-seventeenth century and the story of Ichabod Crane and his headless horseman took place. We took many school trips to Tarrytown in the fall, but I never…

Finding Inspiration

Last Friday I went out for my second daily walk in the neighborhood. The first one took place after lunch rather than around 7:30 am. We had a fall storm blow through with high winds, humongous lightning, much needed rain, and a major drop in temps that morning. All welcome. I was struck with how…